UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Abdurakhimov vs Kuchenko

1,945

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Abdurakhimov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
96% chance Abdurakhimov
WILL WIN

1,399

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Shamil Abdurakhimov
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 6.5 More than 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.1 More than 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.2 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.8 vs 7.2 More than 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.1 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
A lot taller 191 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.7 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Vladimir Kuchenko
Significantly heavier 289 lbs vs 261 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Abdurakhimov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kuchenko’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shamil
Abdurakhimov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Abdurakhimov has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Abdurakhimov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Abdurakhimov is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Kuchenko on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Abdurakhimov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vladimir
Kuchenko
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kuchenko is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kuchenko is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kuchenko is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Abdurakhimov 7.9
fighter Kuchenko 6.1
Great knockouts by Abdurakhimov
Round 1 Mar 11, 2011 vs Oliveira
Round 3 Oct 22, 2010 vs Thierry Sokoudjou
Round 1 Apr 23, 2010 vs Abdulmuslimov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Abdurakhimov 7.2
fighter Kuchenko 6.1
Great submissions by Abdurakhimov
Round 1 Apr 01, 2012 vs Otto
Round 1 Aug 21, 2009 vs Mirzoyan
Round 1 Apr 19, 2008 vs Kuchenko

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Abdurakhimov 8.2
fighter Kuchenko 6.5
Fast finishes by Abdurakhimov
102 seconds Mar 11, 2011 vs Oliveira
737 seconds Oct 22, 2010 vs Thierry Sokoudjou
101 seconds Apr 23, 2010 vs Abdulmuslimov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XSUB
1,5001,524
1,5531,470
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Abdurakhimov
legend Kuchenko
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